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Eugene Gallagher avoids jail due to rape victim's 'compassion'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:21
A rapist's prison sentence is suspended after his victim told a court she did not want him jailed.

Parents 'sent money to IS fighter son in Syria'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:07
John Letts and Sally Lane deny funding terrorism after their son Jack Letts travelled to Syria.

Seven Kings mosque: Man held after gun fired

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 20:49
A 28-year-old man is arrested after a gun was fired near the Seven Kings Masjid in east London.

'You can't cheat?' asks Queen at check-out

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:59
The Queen visited a replica of the first Sainsbury's shop to mark the chain's 150th anniversary.

Tower of London ravens to be raised in Suffolk pub

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:56
The first chicks to hatch at the Tower in decades are set for life with a landlord guardian.

Hospital 'abused' vulnerable patients in Durham, BBC's Panorama reveals

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:29
Undercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with learning disabilities.

Maids Moreton: 'Duped' woman, 83, 'tortured by lies'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:59
Ann Moore-Martin could not believe she fell for Benjamin Field's declaration of love, a court hears.

Whorlton Hall hospital abuse and how it was uncovered

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:02
Eight years after a similar scandal, the BBC went undercover to investigate complaints of patients being bullied and mistreated.

Hospital 'abused' vulnerable adults in Durham

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:02
Undercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with learning disabilities.

Brexit: Calls grow for Theresa May to resign in bill backlash

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:49
Several cabinet ministers tell the BBC the PM cannot stay on as the backlash to her Brexit plan grows.

Ming water-dropper bought for £10 sold for £50,000

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:12
Carole Hussey only discovered the 17th Century ornament was valuable thanks to the Antiques Roadshow.

M25 killer Kenneth Noye to be freed from prison

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:33
Kenneth Noye was jailed for life for the murder of Stephen Cameron on a slip road of the M25 in Kent.

London Bridge inquest: Attackers 'stalked people like predators'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:20
One of the injured says the attackers looked like they were stalking someone when they entered a bar.

Apple to warn iPhone users about update impact

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 14:45
The tech giant must tell customers if a software update will slow down their iPhone, UK regulator has said.

Jeremy Kyle Show death: Morphine packets found near TV guest

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:59
Steven Dymond was found dead days after failing a lie-detector test on the ITV show.

Female BBC manager rejects job over equal pay

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:50
Journalist Karen Martin told colleagues she was offered £12,000 less than a man doing the same role.

Tesla 'hires' witty museum sheep tweeter

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:26
Social media expert who propelled The Museum of English Rural Life to global fame is snapped up by Tesla.

Royal visit: Charles and Camilla in Belfast

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:22
The royal couple are greeted by the new Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast, John Finucane.

Hilary Mantel: Publication announced to complete Cromwell trilogy

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:49
The author is to release the third book in her delayed Thomas Cromwell trilogy in March 2020.

Grime over Mozart? Better music lessons 'changed my life'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:02
Results of four-year study shows better music education can improve attendance in disengaged pupils.

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